Princess bride’s joy

Tra­di­tion rules for Eu­ge­nie’s wed­ding day

Geelong Advertiser - - NEWS - ELLEN WHIN­NETT AT WIND­SOR

PRINCESS Eu­ge­nie mar­ried Jack Brooks­bank last night in a tra­di­tional cer­e­mony in Wind­sor Cas­tle be­fore hun­dreds of celebri­ties and se­nior roy­als led by the Queen. The 28-year-old Princess walked down the aisle of the 15th­cen­tury St Ge­orge’s Chapel on the arm of her fa­ther Prince An­drew. Her clas­sic gown was cre­ated by de­sign­ers Peter Pilotto and Christo­pher De Vos, who founded Bri­tish-based la­bel Peter Pilotto.

Eu­ge­nie also chose to wear the Gre­ville Emer­ald Kokoshnik Tiara, lent to her by her grand­mother, the Queen.

The Queen, Prince Philip, Prince Charles, Prince William and his wife Cather­ine and Prince Harry and his wife Meghan — who mar­ried at the same chapel five months ago — were among the 800 wed­ding guests in­side the chapel which was beau­ti­fully dec­o­rated in stun­ning au­tumn colours of pink, pur­ple, e, or­ange and deep reds. .

Two of William and nd Cather­ine’s chil­dren, Prince Ge­orge, 5, and Prince Char­lotte, 3, were ere in the bridal party.

As a gor­geous pink k sun­rise dawned over the 1000-year0- yearold cas­tle, hun­dreds of peo­ple took up po­si­tions ons along the Wind­sor High igh Street ready to wel­come the happy cou­ple as they took a cel­e­bra­tory car­riage ride through the streets of the royal bor­ough.

But icy winds and heavy rain overnight kept crowds down, and there ere was none of the hys­te­ria and d huge crowds that ac­com­pa­nied nie ed the nup­tials of Prince Harry y and d Amer­i­can ac­tress Meghan. han.

Celebri­ties in­clud­ing g pop star Rob­bie Wil­liams and nd Aus­tralian ac­tress and singer Holly Valance were among those who turned out to see the ninth-in-line to the throne say “I will” to her r boyfriend of eight years, s, a for­mer night­club man­ager ger turned wine mer­chant and tequila sales­man.

Pic­ture: TOBY MELVILLE / AFP

Prince An­drew ad­justs his daugh­ter’s train as he and Princess Eu­ge­nie pre­pare to en­ter St Ge­orge’s Chapel. Proud mother: Sarah Fer­gu­son. Princess Eu­ge­nie and Jack Brooks­bank ex­change vows. Princess Char­lotte and Prince Ge­orge. Princess Beatrice

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